Mostly Sunny: A Forecast of Tomorrow's Power Index Research
Homo Oeconomicus, 32(1):133–146
14 Pages Posted: 10 May 2014 Last revised: 1 Dec 2015
Date Written: 2015
Power index research has been a very active field over the past few decades. Will this continue or have all important questions been solved? We argue that there are still many opportunities to conduct useful research with and on power indices. Positive and normative questions remain, calling for theoretical and empirical attention. Technical and technological improvements are likely to boost applicability.
Keywords: power index analysis, economic perspectives and methodology, committee voting, optimal voting rule
JEL Classification: B40, D71, D72
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